Acer introduced the Aspire AS8940G-6865, a new 18.4" notebook with Intel Core i7 processors and the Windows 7 operating system. For $1,349.99 you get a system with the Intel Core i7 720QM 1.6GHz processor, a 1920 x 1080 pixel LCD display, 4GB DDR3 memory clocked at 1066MHz, NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M 1GB GDDR3 graphics card, 500GB 5400RPM HDD, a Blu-ray drive, multi-in-one media card reader, 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, integrated webcam, touch-capacitive media controls, five USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, one eSATA port, 8-cell li-oin 4800mAh battery, and 5 built-in speakers with Dolby Home Theater Audio Enhancement.
Acer America today introduced the Acer Aspire AS8940G-6865 notebook PC,
featuring the new Intel Core i7 Quad-Core 720QM processor and Windows 7 Home
Premium. This mobile processor delivers extremely fast performance for the most
demanding applications such as playing games and editing digital photos and
Designed for entertainment and multimedia enthusiasts, the Aspire AS8940G-6865
offers superior performance, innovative features and advanced technology for
mobile users. This new notebook boasts a large 18.4-inch widescreen HD display
for extraordinary visual quality, advanced NVIDIA graphics, Blu-ray technology,
a high-quality audio system, a large hard drive and ample memory, making it a
mobile powerhouse. The addition of Windows 7 to this new notebook provides users
with a new level of performance, simplicity and ease of use.
The Aspire AS8940G with the Intel Core i7 processor delivers a breakthrough in
PC performance, allowing users to multitask between applications quicker and
enjoy faster performance overall. The new processor features Intel Turbo Boost
Technology(3), which accelerates processor clock speed up to 75 percent to match
a user`s workload(4) demands, giving more power when it is needed the most.
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology(5) allows applications to work better in
parallel, making multitasking quick and easy.
"This new Aspire notebook offers multimedia enthusiasts the ultimate in mobile
entertainment - cinematic quality sound and visuals, an industry-leading feature
set, and the performance to handle demanding digital media," said Preeta Anil,
Product Manager, Notebooks for Acer America. "The addition of Intel`s new Core
i7 processor further boosts the power and performance of the Aspire AS8940G for
games, movies, videos and more."
Superior Technology for Mobile Cinema and Gaming
For the ultimate cinematic experience, the Aspire AS8940G-6865 features
cutting-edge visual and sound technology. This new notebook includes an
18.4-inch full HD widescreen CineCrystal LED backlit display with a 1920x1080
resolution that exhibits true HDTV with a 16:9 aspect ratio in a new
edge-to-edge design that`s perfect for widescreen movies. The certified Dolby
Home Theater Audio Enhancement technology combined with the Acer CineSurround
sound system with five built-in speakers and the Acer Tuba CineBass booster
bring clear tones and deep bass beats for incredible entertainment.
Users can enjoy the clarity and precision of Blu-ray Disc high definition
technology for watching Blu-ray movies in extraordinary detail as well as burn
CDs and DVDs of music, photos and files. The NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250M graphics
maximize the gaming experience by providing intense computing power.
Additionally, the 1GB of dedicated video memory allows buffering capacity for
seamless graphics and visuals.
Further enhancing the multimedia experience, Acer`s Touch-Capacitive Media
Control Interface allows consumers to quickly and easily control their
entertainment choices, including media playback and volume levels. The Aspire
AS8940G also comes equipped with a FineTip keyboard with backlight, making it
more user friendly when watching movies or listening to music in a dark
Mobile Performance and Connectivity
Additional popular technologies allow customers to stay connected and be
productive while on the go. The integrated media card reader, DVD burner and
500GB of hard drive storage enable customers to quickly and easily view,
download, store and share their digital media content. Additionally, the Aspire
AS8940G offers users further flexibility and expandability with an extra eSATA
hard drive port.
The Acer Crystal Eye webcam delivers smooth video streaming and high quality
images for online chats and business video conferences, even in low-light
situations. The built-in digital microphone conveys superior voice quality,
keeping background noise levels low and minimizing echoes.
Consumers can connect via 802.11a/b/g Draft-N with expanded wireless features,
and all models include Gigabit Ethernet for a fast wired connection.